Gen1toRev22: Amazing Obedience, 6:18-22

Scripture Passage: Genesis 6:18-22

Observations on the Context:

Not only does God reveal what He is about to do in judgment to Noah and instruct Noah how to escape the destruction of sin’s judgment, but God details much more for Noah on what type of catastrophe is coming.

God mercifully establishes a covenant with Noah, God initiates this covenant (like the covenant of marriage) till ‘death-do-you-part.’ The covenant was made with Noah and his family. In addition, God instructed Noah to take a male and female of every living thing (excluding sea creatures) into the ark to preserve them. Noah was also to take a supply of every sort of food that is edible.

It is fitting that the section concludes with the simple statement that Noah did all God commanded him. Read more